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Key Features

Key Features *Provides solid scientific basis to our understanding of the associations between the brain and the immune system the importance of these connections * Presents coherent development from cellular and molecular neuroimmune communication to social and health considerations, including psychological intervention * Addresses the theory that there is a neurobiology of the immune system


Neuroscientists, neurologists and immunologists.

Table of Contents

1. Neuroimmune Relationships in Perspective Angela Clow and Frank HuckleBridge 2. Sympathetic Nervous System Interaction with the Immune System Virginia Sanders and Adam P. Kohm 3. Cytokine Signalling to the Brain Adrian J. Dunn 4. Neuropeptides: Modulators of Immune Response in Health and Disease David Jessopp 5. Brain-immune interactions in sleep Lisa Marshall and Jan Born 6. Neuroendocrinology of Autoimmunity Michael Harbuz 7. Systemic Stress-Induced Th2 Shift and its Clinical Implications Ilia Elenkov 8. Neural Control of Salivary IgA Secretion Gordon Proctor and Guy H. Carpenter 9. Stress and Secretory Immunity Jos Bosch, Chris Ring , Eco J.C. De Geus, Enno C.I. Veerman and Arie V. Nieuw Amerongen 10. Cytokines and Depression Angela Clow and Frank HuckleBridge 11. Immunity and Schizophrenia -Autoimmunity, cytokines and immune responses Fiona Gaughran 12. Cerebral Lateralization and the Immune System Pierre Neveu 13. Conditioning of the Immune Response Angelika Buske-Kirschbaum 14. Psychological and Neuroendocrine Correlates of Disease Progression Julie M. Turner-Cobb 15. The Role of Psychological Intervention in Modulating Aspects of Immune Function in Relation to Health and Well Being John Gruzelier


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